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Old 04-19-2010, 10:09 AM   #11 (permalink)

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Originally Posted by Renihan_00 View Post
This is NOT a good thing.

This is just another step in making the internet as over-controlled as real life.

Hate it.
just out of curiosity, why is it that the internet should be different than 'real life'? why is it that, just because you have supposed anonymity, you should be able to do things, like slander, that you wouldn't be allowed to do in person?

i don't really get why people think the web should be some sort of place where law has no relevance. it's still slander, and the anonymity makes it all the more dangerous. i'd rather see law apply than have some place where people can hide behind a veil of facelessness and throw barbs at whomever they please. slander is slander.
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